Hebrews 7:26
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English Standard Version
For it was indeed fitting that we should have such a high priest, holy, innocent, unstained, separated from sinners, and exalted above the heavens.

King James Bible
For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

American Standard Version
For such a high priest became us, holy, guileless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

Douay-Rheims Bible
For it was fitting that we should have such a high priest, holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

English Revised Version
For such a high priest became us, holy, guileless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

Webster's Bible Translation
For such a high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

Weymouth New Testament
Moreover we needed just such a High Priest as this--holy, guileless, undefiled, far removed from sinful men and exalted above the heavens;

Hebrews 7:26 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Became us (ἡμῖν ἔπρεπεν)

See on Hebrews 2:10. For the verb see on Titus 2:1. There was an essential fitness in the gift of our great high priest. Comp. Hebrews 2:17.

Holy (ὅσιος)

See on Luke 1:75. Always with a relation to God; never of moral excellence as related to men. Of Christ, Acts 2:27; Acts 13:35; of a bishop, Titus 1:8.

Harmless (ἄκακος)

Rend. guileless. Free from malice and craft. Only here and Romans 16:18. Undefiled (ἀμίαντος), see on 1 Peter 1:4.

Separate (κεχωρισμένος)

Rend. separated: denoting a condition realized in Christ's exaltation. Comp. Romans 6:10.

Higher than the heavens (ὑψηλότερος τῶν οὐρανῶν)

Comp. Ephesians 4:10, Hebrews 4:14.

Hebrews 7:26 Parallel Commentaries

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such.

Hebrews 7:11 If therefore perfection were by the Levitical priesthood...

Hebrews 8:1 Now of the things which we have spoken this is the sum: We have such an high priest...

Hebrews 9:23-26 It was therefore necessary that the patterns of things in the heavens should be purified with these...

Hebrews 10:11-22 And every priest stands daily ministering and offering oftentimes the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins...

became.

Hebrews 2:10 For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory...

Luke 24:26,46 Ought not Christ to have suffered these things, and to enter into his glory...

holy.

Hebrews 4:15 For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are...

Hebrews 9:14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God...

Exodus 28:36 And you shall make a plate of pure gold, and grave on it, like the engravings of a signet, HOLINESS TO THE LORD.

Isaiah 53:9 And he made his grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death; because he had done no violence...

Luke 1:35 And the angel answered and said to her, The Holy Ghost shall come on you, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow you...

Luke 23:22,41,47 And he said to them the third time, Why, what evil has he done? I have found no cause of death in him: I will therefore chastise him...

John 8:29 And he that sent me is with me: the Father has not left me alone; for I do always those things that please him.

John 14:30 Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world comes, and has nothing in me.

Acts 3:14 But you denied the Holy One and the Just, and desired a murderer to be granted to you;

Acts 4:27 For of a truth against your holy child Jesus, whom you have anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles...

2 Corinthians 5:21 For he has made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

1 Peter 1:19 But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:

1 Peter 2:22 Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth:

1 John 2:2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.

1 John 3:5 And you know that he was manifested to take away our sins; and in him is no sin.

Revelation 3:7 And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things said he that is holy, he that is true, he that has the key of David...

made.

Hebrews 1:3 Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power...

Hebrews 4:14 Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.

Hebrews 8:1 Now of the things which we have spoken this is the sum: We have such an high priest...

Hebrews 12:2 Looking to Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame...

Psalm 68:18 You have ascended on high, you have led captivity captive: you have received gifts for men; yes, for the rebellious also...

Matthew 27:18 For he knew that for envy they had delivered him.

Mark 16:19 So then after the Lord had spoken to them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.

Ephesians 1:20-22 Which he worked in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places...

Ephesians 4:8-10 Why he said, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men...

Philippians 2:9-11 Why God also has highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name...

1 Peter 3:22 Who is gone into heaven, and is on the right hand of God; angels and authorities and powers being made subject to him.

Revelation 1:17,18 And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand on me, saying to me, Fear not; I am the first and the last...

Cross References
Numbers 29:26
"On the fifth day nine bulls, two rams, fourteen male lambs a year old without blemish,

2 Corinthians 5:21
For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

Ephesians 4:10
He who descended is the one who also ascended far above all the heavens, that he might fill all things.)

Hebrews 2:17
Therefore he had to be made like his brothers in every respect, so that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in the service of God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people.

Hebrews 3:1
Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession,

Hebrews 4:14
Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.

Hebrews 4:15
For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin.

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